Boston Red Sox Portraits: Mookie Betts & J.D. Martinez All-Star Portraits.

Here is some new portrait work shot of the 2019 Boston Red Sox All-Stars, Mookie Betts and J.D. Martinez. We decided to keep up with the Rock And Roll branding of this year’s Major League Baseball All-Star Game in Cleveland and shoot these on location to fit the theme. We went for a retro, fill flash look to shoot the two players.

Boston Red Sox Photos: Gold Glove And Silver Slugger Portraits.

Here is a series of stylized portraits I shot recently at Spring Training for the Boston Red Sox of our two Gold Glove Award winners, Jackie Bradley Jr. and Mookie Betts, and our two-time Silver Slugger Award winner J.D. Martinez.

The concept was to create an all gold/silver environment to compliment the color of the trophy. Thanks to our creative team for their hard work in making this happen!

Portraits: 2018 Boston Red Sox All-Stars.

Here is a set of recent portraits I shot to promote the Boston Red Sox 2018 All-Stars – J.D. Martinez, Mitch Moreland, Chris Sale, Mookie Betts, and Craig Kimbrel. I used a projector beaming an image of stars onto the subjects combined with off-camera gelled strobes and multiple exposure to achieve the look.

I’m happy with how these turned out, and I’m looking forward to exploring more based off of this technique! Thanks to the players for their time.

Boston Red Sox Photos: High Key Black & White Portraits.

 

Here is a series of portraits I recently shot for the Boston Red Sox. This season, I’ve made it one of my goals to shoot more portraits of the players, both in studio and environmentally.

For this series, the creative team and I decided to shoot with a ‘high-key’ look and feel. These were shot with a relatively simple two light set up on a white seamless backdrop. We were lucky enough to have outfielders Andrew Benintendi, Mookie Betts, and Chris Young, infielders Xander Bogaerts and Deven Marrero, and designated hitter Hanley Ramirez stop in for a couple shots. My favorite frame of each player is shown above. Additionally, I’ve included some assets created by our talented graphic designers, Marissa McClain and Nick Sciaratta, which the Red Sox have utilized on social media to promote voting for the 2017 All-Star Game.

Portraits: Mookie Betts For Axe Bat.

Above is a gallery of portraits of Boston Red Sox outfielder, Mookie Betts, that I shot for Axe Bat and Baden Sports. Axe creates the bat handles that Betts, several other Red Sox players, and many Major Leaguers use on their bats. 

Our goal was to showcase Mookie with several models of bats in portraits that could both stand alone as marketable images and also be cut out for use in composite graphics. With that in mind, we decided to place Mookie on gray seamless, and cycle through several different outfits. 

Mookie is always great to work with, and this shoot was no exception. It felt good to get a lengthy portrait shoot under my belt! A big thanks to Axe Bats for the collaboration, and to Red Sox Manager of Photography, Mike Ivins, for the assistance during the shoot.